Image of Theda by Georgina Starr, LAFVA 2006

FLAMIN Newsletter - 21 March 2014

Date posted: 21.03.2014

FLAMIN Presents
Urban Visionaries: Part 3

FLAMIN-supported films by Charlotte Ginsborg and Georgina Starr, are now on show as the third programme of FLAMIN's Urban Visionaries programme launches as part of Art on the Underground's Canary Wharf Screen.

FLAMIN Long Form
, the third part of FLAMIN's Urban Visionaries season will screen daily at Canary Wharf Underground station until Wednesday 13 April. The final instalment of the three-part series brings together two long form single screen works from the FLAMIN archive.

Commissioned through the second round of FLAMIN Productions in 2010, Melior Street by Charlotte Ginsborg presents eight documentary portraits of individuals connected with the London road from which the film takes its title, to investigate their relationship to community, transience and belonging within the city.

by Georgina Starr, which was commissioned through FLAMIN's LAFVA scheme, takes as its starting point a photograph of the silent film actress Theda Bara (1885-1955), who bore an uncanny resemblance to Starr's mother. Starr began a year of performing alone in her studio; building sets, creating props and costumes and acting out the expressions, roles and actions from the imagined lost film.
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Events 2014 Summer School Open Day is inviting anyone interested in attending its 2014 Summer School to attend an open day this Saturday, 5-8pm at their studio in Bethnal Green.

Saturday's event will offer potential participants the opportunity to find out more about this year's programme alongside screenings of work by previous participants, including FLAMIN-supported artist Beatrice Gibson.
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Maryam Jafri at Gasworks

Gasworks, hosts the first solo exhibition in London by Maryam Jafri, from 21 March until 18 May, featuring her newly commissioned short film, Mouthfeel.

The exhibition explores the politics underpinning the industrial production of food, connecting themes as diverse as "big food", flavour enhancement technology and overconsumption.
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FLAMIN Productions Round 5
Applications Now Open

The fifth round of FLAMIN Productions is currently open for applications offering development and production support to the capital's artist film-makers. The deadline is 5pm, Tuesday 27 May 2014.

Funded by Arts Council England, FLAMIN Productions is a unique production fund, offering awards of between £20,000 and £40,000 for large scale works which represent a major step in an artist's practice.
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